That stated, if the ultimate product is even remotely near what we’re being proven proper now, it would simply be essentially the most stunning e-bike on the market. Sensible too, as a result of everyone knows seems aren’t every part.
First and most significantly, Reevo has hubless, spokeless wheels. The choice to take away the hubs and spokes isn’t precisely detailed, however the makers boast that Reevo comes with in-wheel cupboard space due to it, which is unquestionably one thing no different e-bike producer can say proper now. The tires spin on a bearing alongside the mounted rim, which may very well be illuminated intermittently as an additional security measure – and for the plain cool issue.
The taillight / brakelight and headlight are additionally built-in into the wheel, thus releasing up house on the bike. In line with the concept of delivering a futuristic-looking product that’s so intuitive it wants fewer instructions, the headlight and brakelight can be activated by a sensor. You’d by no means have to fret about urgent buttons to be extra seen in visitors ever once more.
The 48V battery is detachable, located on the highest of the downwards tube, with every part else packed in neatly within the decrease half. The battery would attain an entire cost in as little as three hours. There are few cables seen on this e-bike, most notable on the handlebar, in an try and maintain it as smooth and “clear” as doable.
Due to the hubless design, riders get rim brakes and a one-sided fork. Beno says that tires and tubes must be customized and they’d present them, however customers may additionally restore a flat with normal tires and tubes, so long as they fastidiously adopted supplied directions. Beno is open to the concept of placing airless tires on the Reevo.
As a result of such a shocking bike would clearly entice loads of eyes and maybe greater than a few itchy pairs of fingers, it comes with a triple anti-theft safety system. Greater than defending your bike, this lets you make the Reevo “personally” yours, with this assertion making use of principally to the truth that it comes with a fingerprint reader for unlocking.
You additionally get a padlock and GPS monitoring with movement detection, which, although seen on different e-bikes as effectively, add peace of thoughts to the proprietor. Customers can observe the bike on their cellphone inside a delegated space / geofencing radius – for the worst case state of affairs.
No particulars have been revealed in regards to the motor, however Beno is considering of providing slightly one thing for each rider, no matter the place they’re from. Particularly, we’re speaking a couple of 250W motor for the European market and a extra highly effective 750W one for the U.S. (together with throttle-only mode for higher uphill efficiency).
Pricing will formally be unveiled at a later time, when the Reevo marketing campaign goes stay on IndieGoGo, however that cat could already be out of the bag. In keeping with the official Facebook web page, early birds will be capable of get it for 43 p.c off at $1,899, with MRSP set at $3,349. At this manufacturing worth, it’d higher live up to the hype.